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Jul 11, 2011 7:00am EDT
will take a timeout and focus on tax revenue. our guest will be scott hodge, president of the tax foundation. >> it's 8:31 a.m. eastern time. secretary of defense leon panetta has arrived in iraq where he is telling american troops that the u.s. will not walk away from the challenge of iran's stepped-up army of iraqi insurgents targeting and killing american troops. the secretary went on to say that iraq must go after the shiite militia more aggressively, this as three rockets fired from a shiite neighborhood hit baghdad's green zone during his visit. no casualties were reported. another top u.s. official is in china today. the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, admiral mike mullen, is meeting with type -- with top chinese military officers. visited the first of its kind in four years. turning to u.s. presidential politics -- gop presidential hopeful michele bachmann is leading mitt romney, according to a newly released poll of iowa caucus. a poll by a the "de mowing register" shows mitt romney leading mitt romney by one percentage point. those are some of the latest headlines by c-span
Jul 10, 2011 10:00am EDT
-founder of the progressive change committee talking about progressives and the obama administration. we'll also talk to scott hodge about taxes and revenue. in our last segment, we will be talking with erik wasson of te "the hill." thank you for joining us. we will see you tomorrow morning. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ ♪ >> next, "newsmakers" ohio congressman jim jordan and then president obama's town hall meeting on twitter. >> this week, congressman jim jordan, republican of ohio and chairman of the republican study committee, welcome. we had two reporters to help us ask questions. the republican study committee as a group of over 175 republican conservative members. the president has said that both sides need to have political pain and both sides need to drop their ultimatums. do you have an ultimatum? >> we sure do. that is what we call cut, cap, and balance. it is a plan that we think makes good common sense and we think the american people like this idea. cut spending in the short term and in the midterm, caps spe
Jul 10, 2011 8:00pm EDT
was scott hodge. later, a look at the pending trade deal between the u.s. and panama. this is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> c-span has launched a new easy to navigate website for politics and the presidential race. there are links to c-span media partners. tomorrow, house financial service committee barney frank is an update on implementing the regulations law. watch live coverage at 10:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. they talk about the deficit reduction plan. they put forth a package of $4 time with the cuts. earlier today, the leader of the republicans in the senate that could the house speaker remark, they are raising taxes is a bad idea. he did you continue to press for his plan. he wanted a deal that includes entitlement reforms and tax increases. there indicating that there could be more talks tomorrow. there is a press conference with president obama and the white house briefing room tomorrow morning at 11:00 a.m. eastern right here on c-span. right here on c-span.
Jul 11, 2011 5:00pm EDT
, deborah, for scott hodge of the tax foundation. caller: i remember when president obama first came into the white house and there was a question about the helicopter, that we should have bought a new helicopter. he for when that -- he forewent that. considering all of the other american presidents up to today, when president obama came in, now we are teetering on the side of the mountain to go over -- we should look at americans and the type of people we have in our government now who are being so selfish that they do not want to follow. he made the decision not to do hen he cut for the poor people. the rich people do not want to take it, but they want their corporate jet. thank you. guest: it is up to both congress and the white house to keep their own budgets as efficient as possible. that is not where a lot of the money is. there is a misperception about the rich paying their fair share. there is a misperception about this point when we look at irs data about how much the irs collect with different income groups, the top 1% of taxpayers -- families earning above $350,000 a year
Jul 10, 2011 9:30pm EDT
of medicare or medicaid. also scott hodge, president of the tax foundation, and later, a look of the pending trade deal between the u.s. and panama. that is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. tonight on "q&a," nick gillespie. later, david cameron and thin jon huntsman at a republican -- and then jon huntsman a republican rally. president obama spoke on deficit and debt reduction talks. we will have live coverage here on c-span. >> i want to emphasize that nothing is agreed to until everything is agreed to, and the parties are still far apart on a wide range of issues. >> the debt limit is the legal limit of borrowing from the government and since 1972 has been raised 74 times. learn more and follow the process of raising the debt ceiling on line with the c-span video library. search, watch, click, and share. it is washington your way. now available, suzanne's congressional directory, a complete -- c-span's congressional
Jul 11, 2011 12:30am EDT
on the debt ceiling talks with scott hodge. and a look at the pending deal between the u.s. and panama with erik wasson. that is live on c-span. tomorrow, president obama speaks at a white house news briefing about the death. we will have live coverage starting at 11:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. tomorrow on c-span 3, the u.s. chamber of commerce will host a in jobs for american summit. leaders will discuss the factors in hiring and the role of government trading an opportunity. also include the release of the small business outlook survey. that is at 1:00 p.m. eastern on c-span 3. representatives from every presidential a administration talked about the core principles of the space program shared by administration. this is about three hours. >> good morning everyone. everye an author's a of major space policy. this is the first event of its kind. it has not been done before. it is good timing. it may be the last one c-span does. the end of the world this tomorrow. a little bit about the space enterprise council. we advocate for the advancement of the space commerce in the context of
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